The Department of English Literary Studies and the Institute for Creative Arts warmly invite you to join us on Thursday, 17 August from 17h30-19h00 (Hiddingh Hall) for the next instalment of our 2023 edition of The Writers’ Seminar.
The Department of English Literary Studies and the Institute for Creative Arts warmly invite you to join us on Thursday May 4th from 17h30-19h00 (Hiddingh Hall) for the next instalment of our 2023 edition of The Writers’ Seminar.
We will be hosting the latest session in our Departmental Research Seminar on Friday April 8th from 14h00-15h30 (AC Jordan 116). Associate Professor Hedley Twidle (UCT) will be giving a paper entitled: &ld
The Department hosted Professor James Corby from the University of Malta on Thursday, 17 March. Professor Corby presented a compelling paper, titled “An Island No Man Is: Insularity Without Subjectivity in Coetzee’s&n
We are delighted to announce the second in-person installment of our research seminar, The Writers' Series. The Department will be hosting Professor Elleke Boehmer (Oxon) on Friday, 18 March from 13h30 to 15h00.
The Department of English Literary Studies warmly invites you to join us for the first instalment of the 2022 edition of The Writers’ Seminar. The seminar will take place in person at Hiddingh Hall on Friday, 4 March from 12
Associate Professor Christopher Ouma is a recipient of the College of Fellows Young Research Award for 2021. Ouma is one of four academics who have been recognised for their outstanding scholarly work, that has made significant inde
We are delighted that Associate Professor Rosanne Kennedy, from the Australian National University (ANU), will be presenting at our next Research Seminar Series session, on Thursday, 28 October 2021 at 12h00 (SAST). She will be in convers
The Konstantin Sofianos Scholarship provides financial support to exceptional Honours students enrolled in the English Literature Honours programme at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Scholarship applications are open to all students wh
Acclaimed playwright Nadia Davids’ latest play, Hold Still, premieres at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, for a limited season, from 13 to 30 October 2021, at 7pm and matinees at 2.30pm.
Hold Still tells the s
What Remains, a years-long, multiple-output creative collaboration between Professor Jay Pather and Associate Professor Nadia Davids, is a fusion of text, dance and movement that tells a story about the unexpected uncovering of a slav